Insider advice for sellers.
Insider advice for sellers.
Securitization means that lenders aren’t stuck with bad loans.
The extensive reach of the US FCPA.
With the recent FSA authorisation of currency hedging for multiple share classes, UK fund managers face further opportunities to expand the distribution of sterling based funds.
The new stakeholders in insolvent companies, and the rise of a rescue culture, mean the next wave of restructurings will be radically different from the last
Merrill Lynch is the latest to replicate hedge fund returns, this time in FX, reports Nick Fitzpatrick.
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Lebanese banks have maintained a comfortable financial position despite last year’s Israeli attack and a continuing stand-off between Hizbollah and the government.
Energy development and production have vast and growing capital needs that offer opportunities for investment banks.
Henry Cai is a well-liked, hard-working and driven banker who has spent the past decade raising capital not for China’s state-run firms but for its growing army of privately run corporations.
Stock markets keep on rising as the country celebrates the onset of the Year of the Pig.
Dubai’s investment agencies might not have the scale of their counterparts from other parts of the Middle East but they are becoming voracious buyers of assets.
The inflation-linked bond market has grown dramatically in size and sophistication. What is driving its expansion, and just how far can the market develop?
Long overdue fiscal prudence and a rising economic tide have presented the Philippines with its best chance in decades for sustainable economic growth.
Japan is preparing to issue a 40-year bond towards the end of 2007, according to Chikahisa Sumi, director of the debt management policy division at the Ministry of Finance.
Japan’s small and slowly developing bond e-trading business is dominated by two firms, and having two separate platforms for the same product isn't speeding things up.
But move would boost liquidity when volumes are falling.
Asian private banks are continuing to visit the wilder shores of alternative investments.
China’s rainmakers just won’t go away, even though most investment banks now hate the term and stress that it is the bank, and not the individual, that wins mandates.
In less than four years Istithmar, the investment arm of conglomerate Dubai World, has become one of the most influential private and public equity and real estate financiers in the world.
Although the Philippines has largely failed to compete against its northern neighbours in manufacturing, it has managed to find other niches to compensate.
Moody’s efforts to sell a new methodology for rating banks met with a vitriolic chorus of disapproval from market participants and ended in a humiliating climb-down.
Despite encouraging news from Bank of America, most US mortgage providers have so far remained aloof despite investor enthusiasm for covered bonds.
Asia’s debt markets have soared and spreads over US and European markets have all but disappeared.
Simon Brady speaks to Sameer Al Ansari (SA), executive chairman, Dubai International Capital, and Rabih Khoury (RK), DIC’s head of Middle East and North Africa Investments about the strategies of the international investment arm of conglomerate Dubai Holding and how it fits in the Dubai Investment Group.
Singapore leads the way in Asia Reits, followed by Japan and Hong Kong.
Eisuke Sakakibara is known as Mr Yen for the influence of his pronouncements on Japan’s currency and was Japan’s vice-minister for finance for international affairs from 1997 to 1999.
Are Iranian banks based in London an unwitting victim of political tensions in the Gulf, as US authorities try to limit their access to international finance?
With gross public debt more than 170% of GDP and domestic investors increasingly diversifying overseas, the country is keen to attract foreign investors, even as it struggles to reduce government bond issuance and stave off roll-over risk.
The regulatory framework of Europe’s single payments system is effectively in place.
For the funds, there are lots of advantages: diversification of funding sources; the ability to invest in less-liquid opportunities; and the power to raise more AUM.
For most of this decade the majority of US investment banks have scorned covered bonds.